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SEAS’ Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Graduate Programs Rise in National Rankings

May 23, 2022

The George Washington University (GW) is one of the top institutions of higher education in the world. The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) within GW’s School of E

2022 ECE Annual Awards Ceremony

May 10, 2022

The ECE Annual Awards Ceremony was held on May 10, 2022.

Outdoor Class

April 14, 2022


ECE Professor Volker J. Sorger Elected 2022 ‘Fellow’ Distinction of both SPIE & OPTICA

February 15, 2022

Volker Sorger Volker Sorger, an associate professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, was recently elected a 2022 Fellow by two leading societies in optics and photonics.

In Memoriam: Dr. Lawrence H. Bennett

January 01, 2022
Lawrence BennettDr. Lawrence H. Bennett, a former research professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering from 1996 to 2019, passed away on Dec. 30, 2021 in Baltimore, Maryland. He was 91.

Flex-Start Program for SEAS MS Students

August 13, 2021
Our Flex-Start program offers admitted master’s degree students the ability to start their MS degree program online and is ideal for admitted students who may be impacted by travel restrictions or visa delays. Visit our Flex-Start program page for more information.

Dr. Dehghanian to receive WAS Early Career Award

August 13, 2021
The Washington Academy of Sciences has selected Dr. Payman Dehghanian to receive its 2021 Early Career Award in Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Dr. Sorger wins DURIP Award

May 26, 2021
The US Department of Defense has named Dr. Volker Sorger to receive an FY 2022 Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) award.

In case you missed it: the SEAS Celebration

May 25, 2021
There still is time to watch the video of the SEAS graduation celebration and to download your personalized graduation slide. Visit the SEAS Celebration page.

Dr. Louri named GW's 2021 Distinguished Researcher

May 24, 2021
GW's Office of the Vice President for Research selected Dr. Louri for his significant contributions in research and scholarship to the university and society.

ECE students design equipment for US Department of Defense and VA

May 11, 2021
This ECE capstone project team worked with federal agencies to design and develop an autonomous wobble chair to help researchers working with patients with extremity trauma.

Dr. Ahmadi wins George Washington Award

April 29, 2021
Dr. Ahmadi was selected from hundreds of nominees for this annual award that celebrates exceptional contributions to the university.

Intro to Engineering summer course for high schoolers; register by May 15

April 14, 2021
The Air Force Office of Scientific Research has awarded Dr. Volker Sorger a $650,000 grant for the project “Monolithically-Integrated 2D-Materials Photonics: Scalable and Foundry-Near Processes and Device Concepts.”

Meet the ECE Department’s GW Monumental Alumni

April 01, 2021
GW has selected five ECE alumni as GW Monumental Alumni. Learn more about the Monumental Achievements of Dr. Amina Al-Rustamani, Ms. Anousheh Ansari, Dr. Serena Auñón-Chancellor, Mr. Nelson Carbonell, and Dr. Ya-Qin Zhang.